Author: Megan Fluke

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1% of Nature’s Inspiration Proceeds to Support Indigenous Dance Group, Calpulli Tonalehqueh

For years, Green Foothills has shared proceeds from our Nature’s Inspiration fundraiser with local community-based organizations. This practice is grounded in our value of camaraderie and supports our important community partnerships. With our inspirational artist honorees – Linda Gass and Jane Kim – we wanted to select a grantee from the arts community. We are...

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“Strategies for Tribal Allyship and Coalitions”: Highlighting the Protect Juristac Coalition

On Thursday, May 26, the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits hosted a webinar to explore how nonprofits and agencies can better act in solidarity with tribes, make land acknowledgements, create a shared leadership model, and keep up momentum over time. Called “Strategies for Tribal Allyship and Coalitions: Highlighting the Protect Juristac Coalition”, the webinar’s purpose...

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Welcome to 7 New Board Members

We are pleased to welcome seven new board members and six new advisory board members. Each brings important skills, experience, and a commitment to uplifting the critical work we do to give nature a voice. Welcome New Board Members Green Foothills’ Board of Directors is the ultimate authority of our nonprofit, responsible for ensuring that...

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Nature’s Inspiration Sept 25: Save the Date and Sponsor

We are thrilled to celebrate our 60th anniversary in person at our 19th annual Nature’s Inspiration. Join us for our annual community celebration on Sunday, September 25 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Mountain Terrace. This year’s Nature’s Inspiration returns to this celebration’s roots as an art-focused event. We’re excited to honor two local...

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Green Foothills Remembers: Donald W. Aitken, Jr., 1936-2022

The Green Foothills community was saddened to learn of the passing of Donald W Aitken, Jr, one of our founding members who served on our Board of Directors from 1963 until 1967. He was our second board president, succeeding Wallace Stegner in that office in 1965. While board president of Green Foothills, along with Pete...

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Announcing Our Nature’s Inspiration Honorees: Linda Gass and Jane Kim

Green Foothills’ annual celebration, Nature’s Inspiration, brings us together to recognize the achievements of those who have dedicated their lives to protecting and connecting people to the natural environment. We are thrilled to celebrate our 60th anniversary in person at Mountain Terrace in Woodside on Sunday, September 25 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. This...

Happy Anniversary, Green Foothills Community!
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Happy Anniversary, Green Foothills Community!

Sixty years ago, the plans for sprawl across the landscape from hilltop to shoreline seemed unstoppable. Our community organized, and together we have protected nearly 200,000 acres of natural land and wildlife habitat. Our goals for the next 40 years are no less ambitious. Our board and staff team are excited for what we have...

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Nature’s Inspiration: Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended our 18th annual Nature’s Inspiration on October 3rd. Your participation truly made it an unforgettable evening! Nature’s Inspiration is a celebration of our community and provides much needed funds that support Green Foothills’ annual operating budget. This year’s event was our most successful yet, so far raising commitments of...

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